What is Tumblr?
Tumblr is a microblogging service that allows users to post their artwork, writing, photos, audio and video, follow and comment on other posts and reblog posts. Messaging and chat is available and unless specified, all posts are public. The service includes advertising.
Apps: Android app, Apple iOS app
How do people use Tumblr?
Learn more about the benefits and risks associated with how people use blogging services like Tumblr.
Tumblr is used for: content sharing, messaging/online chat, online relationships and photo/video sharing.
How can you report online abuse, ask for content to be removed or block someone?
- Report abuse
Report abusive or inappropriate content to Tumblr.
- Guide to reporting offensive content
How to report offensive content and spam.
- Adult content
Explains how Tumblr moderates adult content.
- Block a user
How to block a user if you receive unwanted messages, reblogs or follows.
How can you protect your personal information?
- Post options
Information on controlling how and what you post and who it is shared with.
- Account security
How to protect your account.
- Manage your account
Learn how to manage your Tumblr account including password and email.
- How to delete your account
Steps involved in deleting your account or blog.
- Control Tumblr login with Instagram
To use Tumblr you can log in with an Instagram account. Learn how to control and revoke this access in Instagram.
Key support links
- Help Centre
Offers a range of general help, safety and security information
- Tumblr support
How to report an issue to Tumblr.
A list of frequently asked questions and a searchable database.
- Community and content policies